PUBLISHED: 13:00 01 August 2018 Lily Newton-Browne People gathered at Blackfords Harvest Home on Saturday. Picture: Mark Atherton Archant Hundreds flocked to Blackford to attend the village’s harvest home on Saturday evening. People gathered at Blackfords Harvest Home on Saturday. Picture: Mark AthertonVisitors had an enjoyable time at the event and ate a meal consisting of produce grown in the village.Baroness Dido Harding of Winscombe gave a speech to open the harvest celebrations.The annual event was in addition attended by Wells Liberal Democrat politician, Tessa Munt and Conservative MP for Weston, John Penrose. People also had the chance to take part in a disco after the meal.People gathered at Blackfords Harvest Home on Saturday. Picture: Mark AthertonEvent organiser, Steve Bloomer, said: “The evening went extremely well. “We served meats, salads, home-made puddings, cheese, biscuits and wine during the course of the … [Read more...] about In pictures: Blackford Harvest Home 2018
Video PUBLISHED: 23:06 03 August 2018 | UPDATED: 23:06 03 August 2018 Hundreds of runners took to the streets of Ipswich for the Twilight Races 10K Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant Hundreds laced up their running shoes for a ‘race against the sun’ this evening as the annual Twilight Race made its way though Ipswich. Around 1,500 runners set off on the gruelling 10k course around Suffolk’s county town - starting off from Rope Walk, outside Suffolk New College, at 7.30pm.Runners followed the scenic route through Ipswich towards Portman Road, where they cut through the football club’s Fanzone and headed back towards the start/finish line.Hundreds of runners took to the streets of Ipswich for the Twilight Races 10K Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNThe runners completed two laps of the course to earn their medal and goodie bag.The heat was a big factor in tonight’s race, with temperatures hitting near 30C, so race organisers added an extra water station … [Read more...] about Can you spot yourself in our Twilight Races picture gallery?
Sections Skip to content Skip to site index With “Generation Wealth,” the filmmaker Lauren Greenfield looks back at 30 years of chronicling the rich — and predicting our cultural future. Lauren Greenfield has become America’s foremost visual chronicler of the plutocracy — and those who hope to join its ranks. Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times Supported by ByKurt Soller Aug. 3, 2018 Perhaps because she has spent her career watching the rich, the photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield is herself rich to watch. At a party after the New York premiere of her new documentary — “Generation Wealth,” about the perils of capitalism — Ms. Greenfield was wired, welcoming and constantly working. She snapped pictures of the well-heeled crowd as she hugged her way around the room, occasionally misplacing a glass of white wine, in a churn of compliments and gossip. Ms. Greenfield, 52, paused … [Read more...] about Follow the Money (Then Take a Picture)
PUBLISHED: 06:55 03 August 2018 | UPDATED: 07:25 03 August 2018 Andrew Hirst Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service tackled a field fire in Lower Blakenham. Picture: GARETH PERKINS/SFRS SFRS Suffolk firefighters have posted photographs of one of many recent field fires they have tackled in a warning to the public to be extra vigilant during the current warm, dry spell. Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service tackled a field fire in Lower Blakenham. Picture: GARETH PERKINS/SFRSSix crews were called to Little Blakenham, north west of Ipswich, after a fire destroyed a combine harvester and 20 acres. It came during an especially busy period for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service, which has been called to major blazes across the county, many of them in crop fields, as the “tinder dry” conditions pose challenging conditions. With temperatures expected to reach 30C today and the warm weather likely to continue throughout the weekend, the service is reminding people to … [Read more...] about Firefighters post dramatic pictures of latest crop blaze and urge public to be ‘fire aware’
A trend of steady rises in mergers and acquisitions continues to brighten up Vietnam’s foreign investment picture in the first seven months of 2018, affirming it as one of the most effective investment channels for the high-potential market. M&A makes FDI picture shine in first seven months, illustration photo As shown in statistics released last week by the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), Vietnam attracted an estimated $22.94 billion worth of newly registered, expanded capital, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) value from January 1 to July 20. This amounts to a 4.6 per cent increase on-year. Of the total sum, nearly $4.79 billion was sourced from 3,331 M&A deals, increasing by 53.3 per cent in value on-year. The hefty hike in M&A value once again created synergies for the country’s foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction. According to the FIA, Vietnam attracted over 1,656 new foreign-invested … [Read more...] about M&A makes FDI picture shine in first seven months